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ARGOS - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25634
COSPAR ID 1999-008-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog ARGOS

Satellite Details

Orbit 821 x 834 km, 98.5°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 23 February 1999 10:29
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Delta 7920-10

Description

ARGOS carries an electric propulsion experiment for X-ray binary star timing observations
View from orbit pole
 

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